Prometheus Laboratories Inc

Type: Company
Name: Prometheus Laboratories Inc
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.prometheuslabs.com/
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Patent-Eligible Subject Matter in the United States

1. IntroductionThe United States Patent statute provides that utility patents may be granted for the invention of any new and useful process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter or any new useful improvement thereof. 1This broad statutory definition ... [Published JD Supra - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Study: U.S. SC rulings pose challenge to some in life sciences industry trying to obtain patents

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A study released last month shows that two U.S. Supreme Court rulings have made it more difficult for companies in the life sciences industry to obtain patents.Bloomberg BNA and law firm Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP, ... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Without more, an idea implemented by a computer is still just an idea

, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion making it easier for parties to invalidate claims of patents covering computer-implemented inventions. Alice Corporation Pty. v. CLS Bank Int’l, No. 13–298, 2014 U.S. LEXIS 4303 (June 19, 2014).Abstract ... [Published Lexology - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Computer-implementation of abstract idea not patent-eligible

Depending on the details involved, obtaining patent protection for business methods and software may have become more challenging. It has been well established that one cannot obtain a patent which simply protects an abstract idea. That said, in Alice ... [Published Lexology - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Alice Corp.—Through the Looking Glass Darkly

Continuing its recent series of patent law decisions, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International on June 19, 2014. The question before the Court was whether Alice Corp.’s patent claims, directed to a computer implementation ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Recent Developments In Information Technology Law – Second Quarter 2014

U.S. SUPREME COURT -Patents -As reported at U.S., No. 13-298, on June 19, 2014, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the method, system and readable media claims of a patent were drawn to patent ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101. The patent ... [Published JD Supra - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gensignia Appoints CEO

Gensignia Ltd, a London-based privately held microRNA company, has appointed Lee McCracken as Chief Executive Officer of its wholly owned subsidiary, Gensignia Life Sciences, Inc.  He will lead the San Diego based operations to advance the company’s Dx/Rx ... [Published Labmate Online - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court extends Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. to computer patents

The Supreme Court held that patent claims that are directed towards abstract ideas will not be patentable under 35 U.S.C. § 101 unless the claim elements, considered both individually and in combination, contain an inventive concept sufficient to transform ... [Published Lexology - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Alice Corp. V. CLS Bank Int'l Refines Standard for Software Patents

The Supreme Court on June 19, 2014, set forth a new test that refines the standard to patent computer implemented methods.  In Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International , the patents in issue claimed a method for mitigating risk in financial exchanges.  ... [Published JD Supra - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 6 reports

U.S. Supreme Court Affirms That Abstract Ideas Are Patent-Ineligible Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int'l

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the Federal Circuit's en banc decision that petitioner Alice Corporation's asserted patent claims are invalid for being directed to a patent-ineligible abstract idea. Applying a two-part framework, ... [Published JD Supra - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 11 reports

Supreme Court Issues Decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank - Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International (2014)

Yesterday, in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank , the Supreme affirmed the Federal Circuit's per curiam opinion in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. in a unanimous opinion by Justice Thomas with a concurring opinion by Justice Sotomayor joined by Justices Breyer and Ginsberg.  ... [Published JD Supra - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 4 reports

SUPREME COURT RULES ON WHETHER SOFTWARE CAN BE PATENTED

The Supreme Court has ruled on the patent eligibility of certain software and computer-implemented schemes. In Alice Corp. Pty Ltd. v. CLS Bank International et al ., the Court found that Alice Corporation's patents cover abstract ideas that are not patent-eligible ... [Published Brown Rudnick - Jun 20 2014]

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...of nature" and "natural phenomena") is to prevent patenting "basic tools of scientific and technological work" because patenting such discoveries "might tend to impede innovation more than it would tend to promote it."   Historically, the exclusion for "abstract ideas" has been used to invalidate patents for mathematical algorithms and broadly defined terms
...6,128,415 .  The '415 patent relates to "the generation and use of an improved device profile that describes spatial and color properties of a device within a digital image processing system."   By creating a number of such device profiles for input and output devices ( e g ., digital camera, monitors, televisions, etc...
...Even though "a computer is a tangible system" and "many computer-implemented claims are formally addressed to patent-eligible subject matter" the Court held that "purely functional and generic" hardware adds nothing to the underlying abstract idea
...Unfortunately, the legislation was removed from the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 21, 2014 because of a lack of agreement on how to "combat the scourge of patent trolls on our economy without burdening the companies and universities who rely on the patent system." However, the Supreme Court unanimously decided five patent cases this term that appear to have a substantial impact on patent trolls: Alice Corp. v...

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Patent-Eligible Subject Matter in the United St... [Published JD Supra - 15 hours ago]
Study: U.S. SC rulings pose challenge to some i... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - 15 hours ago]
The USPTO’s Response to Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank [Published JD Supra - 18 hours ago]
Supreme Court Issues Opinion on Software Patent... [Published Nutter McClennen & Fish - Jul 21 2014]
The Patentability Exclusion for "Abstract Ideas... [Published JD Supra - Jul 17 2014]
The thorny problem of patentable eligible subje... [Published Lexology - Jul 16 2014]
Are Computer-implemented Inventions Patent Elig... [Published JD Supra - Jul 15 2014]
Digitech Image Technologies, LLC v. Electronics... [Published JD Supra - Jul 15 2014]
Alice in Computer Land [Published Fennemore Craig Law Firm - Jul 10 2014]
Without more, an idea implemented by a computer... [Published Lexology - Jul 08 2014]
Computer-implementation of abstract idea not pa... [Published Lexology - Jul 07 2014]
Alice v CLS Bank: An Australian Perspective [Published JD Supra - Jul 02 2014]
Supreme Court Invalidates Business Method Paten... [Published Baker & Daniels - Jul 02 2014]
Why Salix Pharmaceuticals' Good Data Wasn't Great [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jul 02 2014]
Supreme Court Aiding Fight against Patent Troll... [Published JD Supra - Jul 02 2014]
Ad-Supported Internet Content Patent To Be Reco... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Jul 01 2014]
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly quotes Ron Cahill ... [Published Nutter McClennen & Fish - Jul 01 2014]
Alice And The Abstract Idea [Published JD Supra - Jul 01 2014]
Alice Corp.—Through the Looking Glass Darkly [Published JD Supra - Jul 01 2014]
Recent Developments In Information Technology L... [Published JD Supra - Jun 30 2014]
Gensignia Appoints CEO [Published Labmate Online - Jun 29 2014]
USPTO Offers Additional Guidance in Preliminary... [Published Nutter McClennen & Fish - Jun 27 2014]
USPTO Issues Preliminary Examination Instructio... [Published JD Supra - Jun 26 2014]
The Supreme Court's Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CL... [Published Inside Counsel - Jun 26 2014]
Drafting software patent applications to meet s... [Published Lexology - Jun 26 2014]
Supreme Court upholds invalidation of computeri... [Published Lexology - Jun 26 2014]
Supreme Court holds that methods and systems pr... [Published Lexology - Jun 26 2014]
The Supreme Court delivers clarity for (some) s... [Published Lexology - Jun 26 2014]
Supreme Court extends Mayo Collaborative Servic... [Published Lexology - Jun 26 2014]
US court says no to patent on computer-implemen... [Published Lexology - Jun 25 2014]
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Patent Parameters [Published Patently BIOtech - Jun 24 2014]
Supreme Court Finds Naturally Occurring DNA to Be Patent Ineligible Last summer, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., which concerned the patent eligibility of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. ...
Patent Parameters [Published I Am Biotech - Jun 24 2014]
Supreme Court Finds Naturally Occurring DNA to Be Patent Ineligible Last summer, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., which concerned the patent eligibility of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. ...
Stirring the Pot of AIA Alphabet Soup: Now that... [Published FDA Law Blog - Jun 24 2014]
By Kurt R. Karst –Although we’re not patent attorneys, we’re smart enough to know that the September 16, 2011 enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”) signaled a sea change in the patent world.  Indeed, the effects of the AIA were immediately ...
Symposium: Business methods as “abstract ideas”... [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 23 2014]
Rebecca S. Eisenberg is the Robert & Barbara Luciano Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank is the fourth in a new wave of opinions from the Supreme Court on the topic of patent-eligible subject matter ...
SCOTUSblog symposium on Alice v. CLS Bank [Published Patent Law Blog (Patently-O) - Jun 23 2014]
By Jason Rantanen SCOTUSblog is publishing a series of essays on Alice v. CLS Bank.  Current participants include: David Kappos – Supreme Court leaves patent protection for software innovation intact From the perspective of the parties involved, ...
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